Calm and changing

turmoil
(n)
TUR-moil
Meaning

great commotion and confusion; great noise and confusion

1st Sample Sentence

Simultaneous bomb blasts in ten different locations threw the city into turmoil.

Root

turba (turmoil, crowd) (Latin)

Mnemonics

turmoil: turn + oil. when the government raises the price of oil. it creates turmoil among the public.

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